by Jen McGregor

Why I Regret Having My Stoma Refashioned

by Jen McGregor

Jen’s refashioning went very wrong. Jen shares what happened after trying to improve her quality of life and why she has hope despite regretting the surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery

by Jen McGregor

Friendships Through Chronic Illness

by Jen McGregor

Jen’s friendships have seen her through some tough times. In this blog she shares her best advice for maintaining friendships through periods of ill health and how to build bonds that last a lifetime.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Relationships

by Jen McGregor

Summer With Chronic Illnesses And An Ileostomy

by Jen McGregor

With the arrival of sunshine and warmer temperatures, Jen shares her best advice for managing a stoma and chronic illnesses throughout the summer period.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Disability, Travel, Stoma Tips, Physical Activity

by Jen McGregor

My Experience With Anxiety And Depression

by Jen McGregor

Jen has lived through a lot of trauma in recent years which has understandably led to mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. Read on to hear about her journey and why 2019 is Jen’s year for change.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Surgery, Stoma Problems, Mental Health

by Jen McGregor

Looking Back At My Stoma Journey: Part Three

by Jen McGregor

In part three of Jen’s Looking Back series she discusses the many complications she’s faced since having her stoma surgery, and the effect of losing her brother to cancer.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Disability, Surgery, Parenting, Stoma Problems

by Jen McGregor

Looking Back At My Stoma Journey: Part Two

by Jen McGregor

In part two of Jen’s Looking Back series she discusses the different medications she tried in order to avoid having a stoma and why she wishes she had just had the surgery sooner.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Surgery, Relationships